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William Blake Biography

an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His prophetic poetry has been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the English language". His visual artistr ...

William Blake Poems

1.
A Poison Tree

I was angry with my friend:
I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
I was angry with my foe:
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2.
The Tyger

Tyger! Tyger! burning bright,
In the forests of the night,
What immortal hand or eye
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3.
Auguries Of Innocence

To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.
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4.
A Divine Image

Cruelty has a human heart,
And Jealousy a human face;
Terror the human form divine,
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5.
A Little Girl Lost

Children of the future age,
Reading this indignant page,
Know that in a former time
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William Blake Quotes

11 November 2014

Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.

11 November 2014

When the painted birds laugh in the shade, When our table with cherries and nuts is spread: Come live, and be merry, and join with me To sing the sweet chorus of 'Ha, ha, he!'

11 November 2014

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

11 November 2014

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.

11 November 2014

When the voices of children are heard on the green And laughing is heard on the hill, My heart is at rest within my breast And everything else is still.

William Blake Comments

Nick Lennert 17 March 2012

William Blake is one of my largest inspirations (no the that anyone really cares what I think!) and I think he was one-hundred years ahead of his time! He blended visual art and poetry, and if he was around now I could see him doing some kind of poetic animation. Blake's influence is scattered across every genre and the minds of many an important thinker.

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Kyra Clark 18 April 2012

William Blake is an inspiration to me. I love reading his poems. They bring out my feelings when I read them.

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Walterrean Salley 05 August 2012

William Blake's work is among the best. Love his material, style and formating. His metaphors and imagery are quite interesting, drawing you into the composition. Intriguing.

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Fernand Pena 18 December 2011

I'm just a fernch musician (singer) & 'Blake lover'. My last work 'Ode to William Blake' rock songs with words from the Mind. have a hear: http: //www.lezarts.info/ In my concerts I want to make known to the French 'wonderful man' in the words of his wife Catherine.

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Liad Hani 14 June 2014

it is great poem by william Blake :) .....

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Xylia Wellinghoff: Age 9 08 December 2020

I really liked one of the poems by William Blake, The Poison Tree, its name. I think it has lots of potential and really intense vocab. We are doing a poem competition and I think I will do this as The Poison Tree has a very powerful meaning. Thank you! Xylia W

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Kumarmani Mahakul 22 November 2020

William Blake is ranked #10 on top 500 poets today on date 22 November 2020. The poet has amazingly revealed the Love's secret and accepted the divine beauty. Divine image has motivated him. His poems are outstanding poems. We appreciate his effort and innocence.

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Faisal Husain 20 November 2020

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